Yvon Chouinard defines corporate social responsibility, says Inamori Center director Shannon French

Yvon Chouinard, Patagonia founder, wins Inamori Ethics prize from Case Western Reserve University

The Plain Dealer: The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence selected Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia Inc., as the 2013 Inamori Ethics Prize recipient. “Yvon Chouinard’s leadership of Patagonia defines corporate social responsibility,” said Shannon French, director of the Inamori Center. “He has proven that if you prioritize people and the planet, you can still make a profit.”